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Homelessness Survey in Gjoa Haven

The Department of Family Services, in partnership with the Nunavut Housing Corporation, is conducting a survey in Gjoa Haven from May 7-18 to better understand homelessness in the community. A research team just completed similar survey work in Pond Inlet, Clyde River and Arviat. Staff from the Department of Family Services Poverty Reduction division will […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 2018131 Views

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Kluane First Nation will receive funding for housing unit retrofits

KLUANE FIRST NATION, YUKON, April 25, 2018 — The governments Canada and Yukon are pleased to provide funding to help the Kluane First Nation (KFN) retrofit homes in Destruction Bay. The Kluane First Nation will receive just over $400,000 to retrofit nine units. This partnership will help revitalize and modernize older homes in the community. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 25, 2018103 Views

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Homelessness Survey in Arviat

19 April 2018  The Department of Family Services, in partnership with the Nunavut Housing Corporation, is conducting a survey in Arviat from April 23-May 4, to better understand homelessness in the community. A research team just completed similar survey work in Pond Inlet and Clyde River. Staff from the Department of Family Services Poverty […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 2018124 Views

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Homelessness research in Clyde River

16 March 2018  The Department of Family Services, in partnership with the Nunavut Housing Corporation, is conducting a survey in Clyde River from March 19-29, 2018 to better understand homelessness in the community. A research team just completed similar survey work in Pond Inlet. Staff from the Department of Family Services Poverty Reduction division […]

by ahnationtalk on March 16, 2018173 Views

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Homelessness survey in Pond Inlet

26 February 2018  The Department of Family Services’ Poverty Reduction division will conduct a door-to-door survey in Pond Inlet, from February 27 to March 9, 2018, to better understand homelessness in the community. A team will go to randomly selected houses and units to speak with people who permanently sleep in the dwelling, and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018157 Views

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GNT: Grand Opening of New Units at the Centre for Northern Families

YELLOWKNIFE (December 20, 2017) – Minister Responsible for the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation (NWTHC) and Homelessness Caroline Cochrane today announced the grand opening of eight new semi-independent units in the existing Centre for Northern Families building located on Franklin Avenue in Yellowknife. The new units will help alleviate some of the overcapacity issues currently experienced by […]

by pmnationtalk on December 21, 2017156 Views

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Whitehorse Salvation Army shelter sees higher demand, fewer donations – CBC

Demand for meals has gone up about 30 per cent this year, says executive director Dec 15, 2017 The Salvation Army in Whitehorse says it’s serving 30 per cent more meals than last year. Ian McKenzie says the new Centre of Hope in Whitehorse has been busy since opening on Oct. 6. Staff at the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 2017153 Views

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Governments of Canada and Yukon provide rental assistance for victims of violence

December 08, 2017 Four Whitehorse organizations will receive rental assistance funding to help victims of family violence gain and maintain affordable housing. This funding is available through the Canada-Yukon Investment in Affordable Housing Agreement. The rent supplement funding allows Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition, Victoria Faulkner Women’s Centre, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Society of Yukon and Blood Ties […]

by pmnationtalk on December 8, 2017164 Views

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$240M for Nunavut housing ‘nowhere near’ what territory needs, says housing corp. – CBC

Dec 06, 2017 Terry Audla says it would take about 60 years to address Nunavut’s housing crisis at this rate The president of Nunavut Housing Corporation says the $240 million contained in last month’s national housing strategy will be a fraction of what the territory actually needs — only producing a few dozen more homes […]

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 2017169 Views

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GNT: Announcement of a National Housing Strategy by the Government of Canada

YELLOWKNIFE (November 22, 2017) – The Minister Responsible for the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation and Minister Responsible for Addressing Homelessness, Caroline Cochrane issued the following statement on the release of the National Housing Strategy by the Government of Canada: “Ensuring adequate support for housing is of great importance to the Government of the Northwest Territories. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 2017160 Views

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